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Wide-Range Temperature Probe Troubleshooting and FAQs

Wide-Range Temperature Probe, order code WRT-BTA, $82
Specifications and User Guide

TROUBLESHOOTING
- Primary Test: Connect the sensor and run the data-collection program. Hold the tip of the sensor in your hand and check for the temperature readings to change.
- Secondary Test: Connect the sensor and run the data-collection program. Place the probe into an ice-water bath and/or place it into a boiling-water (or hot-water) bath.

CALIBRATION
- Calibrate? Never. Each unit is individually calibrated, and the calibration is stored on a smart chip in the sensor.

RELATED VERNIER PRODUCTS
-Stainless Steel Temperature Probe, order code TMP-BTA, $29
-Thermocouple, order code TCA-BTA, $69, (for use with super-cooled liquids and flame)
-Surface Temperature Sensor, order code STS-BTA, $23, (quick response - for use in air only)
-Infrared Thermometer, order code IRT-BTA, (non-contact temperature measurements)
-Go!Temp, order code GO-TEMP, $39, (direct USB connection to computers or labQuest)

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